The Artist’s Guide to Painting Water in Watercolor

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Description

How to Paint Water!

The secret to convincingly painting water is understanding why water appears as it does–it’s all about the reflections! In this comprehensive book showcasing water in all its natural states, you’ll learn how wind affects water as it goes from a dead calm to gale force winds. As you learn to use the reflections in the water to identify the perspective of the objects, you’ll be able to move away from reference images and paint the water scenes you see in your imagination.

With the expert instruction of renowned watercolor artist Ron Hazell, you’ll find success as you paint water in every imaginable condition. From glittering lakes to calm harbor shores to foamy surf and turbulent waterfalls and rainy city streets to snow covered lawns and frozen ponds, you’ll find the inspiration and techniques to guide you on a water-filled watercolor journey.

  • 11 step-by-step demonstrations for painting puddles, streams, rivers, raging oceans, snow and more.
  • 8 bonus demonstration videos to help you achieve realistic water paintings.
  • More than 30 techniques for creating accurate shadow and light, reflections of objects and wave types.

Additional information

Dimensions 210 × 276 mm
Sub-Category

Watercolour

ISBN

9781440337253

Sub Title

30+ Techniques

Contributors

Ron Hazell

Imprint

North Light Books

Product Format

Paperback

Pages

144

Publication Date

24/04/2015

BISAC Code

ART029000

Publishers

F+W Media Inc

Publication Year

2015